North Korea is formed when the Japan cancelled its occupation of 35 years of the Korean peninsula at the end of the second world war. The country East Asian, founded in 1948, South Korea, in a battle for sovereignty, the war of Korea in north korean rocket program 1950 thrown and a source of tension between the two countries remains its independence up to now. Since its establishment, by the family of Kim, North Korea currently has under the direction of Kim Jong - un, under a National Socialist Government, which governs many as a Stalinist dictatorship. Dedication of Songun, or military policy brought the first hit often famine, impoverished and isolated nation, a nuclear energy programme, keep track of sanctions and condemnation around the world. More information on North Korea. Scroll down to see our archive of articles and news history. .